During his time on campus, Mohanty visited courses, met with students and faculty, and gave a performance lecture.
Category : India
On March 29, as part of the Livelihood Creation Project, SAI and the Tata Trusts hosted a webinar with Ritesh Mehta of Facebook about how nonprofit organizations can create compelling content to impact their audiences.
On March 24, SAI hosted a panel discussion in collaboration with the “Megacities Asia” exhibition on display at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
In the webinar, Ritesh Mehta will share his experiences from Facebook and provide practical examples of how Facebook can benefit social enterprises
“I’m interested in this idea of the victim and crisis, and how it can be represented in art,” says Paribartana Mohanty, SAI’s Visiting Artist.
“I learned to practice cross-cultural compassionate care and learned about a broken health-care system,” writes Harvard dental student Hannah Yoo about her time conducting research on the oral and nutritional health of women and children in Mumbai.
As part of the Livelihood Creation Project, the SAI team recently visited organizations in Delhi, where the craft sector has been influenced by the different dynasties that have ruled the city.
The members will support SAI’s Arts Program, which connects South Asia’s curators, museum administrators, artists, and art educators with Harvard faculty and students to advance understanding and appreciation of South Asian art.
“Historic preservation in India must evolve from its emphasis on the heritage monument as a static object to one more inclusively integrating local communities,” writes GSD students Jane Philbrick and Maria Letizia Garzoli, who explored Agra in the GSD studio ‘Extreme Urbanism III: Planning for Conservation.’
SAI will welcome two artists to Harvard during the spring semester.
In a webinar as part of the Livelihood Creation Project on Feb. 19, Dr. Vandana Bhandari, National Institute of Fashion Technology, discussed how India can preserve its rich crafts heritage for future generations.